Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
the candidates. it goes on to say that major networks, cable news outlets abc, cbs, nbc, cnn, all planned to use split screens regularly. fox said it would even continue using it more than it did in the presidential debate. in denver, some of the candidates have tried in the past with limited success. using reaction shots of candidates. aides to bill clinton -- aides to bill clinton and president george bush in 1992 when as far to write into their debate contract that television networks could not broadcast such images. the campaigns of senator john kerry and president george w. bush -- the non-partisan organization that oversees the production, while the submission has final say over where those cameras are in place, they do not control the mechanics of filling camera angles or rigid of filming camera angles." that work is left solely to the discretion of the network pool producing the broadcast. last week it was abc, on thursday it was cnn." c-span was the first to start using split screens in 2000 when al gore was debating george w. bush, and the article in "the new york times"
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
from the ohio state university. daniel tokaji is a professor of law at osu. jim heath is a cbs affiliate television show host. tony is joining us from south carolina. caller: good morning. i want to say something. i generally vote republican, but i have voted for kennedy. i like romney, but i will vote for obama, because i want to see the democrats get what they deserve. the black people are voting for obama because he's black and that's fine. and they think he's going to be good for them. that's fine. but they talk about ron -- about romney lying. obama said that his father or grandfather fought in world war ii, which could not be right according to his age. but obama lies all the time. his birth certificate is a lie. why have we gone to the u.n. all the time to get this one world tin? i want th -- one world thing? read the rise and fall of the third reich and you will see this guy is paralleling everything that hitler did. a special army and so on. host: thanks for the call. i do want to clear up one thing. the president has not talked about his father, but his grandfather di
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
at noon at"meet the press," nation" from cbs. listen to them all on c-span radio. nationwide on xm satellite radio. you can listen on their blackberry, android, or iphone or go online to cspanradio.org. >> on the sixth day after being an office, we were sitting in the oval office. larry summers said, mr. president, looking at this year 's budget, you will have $1 trillion deficit. he said, i have not done anything yet. >> we cannot keep looking our children in the i knowing that we are going to give them a diminished future. we are spending their money today. it is a very simple idea. mitt romney and i will bring it to washington. we have to stop spending money we do not have it. we must cut spending. we have to get a balanced budget. we must get the debt under control. >> paul ryan and joe biden will face off in their only debate. you can watch and engage with c- span with our live debate previous starting at 7:00 eastern followed by the debate at 9:00. your reaction, calls, e-mails, and tweets at 10:30. "washington journal" continues. host: we ar